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About welcomebabysl

Welcoming a newborn baby into your home is an overwhelming experience. Like other first-time parents, you are probably experiencing feelings of excitement and anticipation, as well as anxiety and uncertainty. The next few years of your child's life are very critical, and parents play a vital role in promoting healthy growth and development. Because children don’t come with a user’s manual, parents are left to follow their instincts, rely on previous knowledge, research the answers or ask family and friends for advice. It is definitely a learning experience, but not one that has to be done alone. Welcome Baby offers several different levels of support to first-time parents.

What you should know about baby monitors being hacked

First it was Target. Then it was your online passwords. Now, chillingly, it’s baby monitors. Time magazine reported Tuesday that Heather and Adam Schreck’s baby monitor was hacked, with a voice on the other end shouting at the Schreck’s 10-month-old daughter. … Continue reading

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Playgroup: Wind

Ever lose your hat in a strong wind? Ever feel the wind pushing you from side to side? Know why you can feel the wind, but never see it? You will! Renowned science author Vicki Cobb makes scientific principles easy … Continue reading

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Paper Plate Bird Craft

What better way to welcome Spring than with this adorable Paper Plate Bird Craft.  We found this idea at Happy Hooligans and you can see the detailed instructions here.

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Infant and Toddler CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

  It’s a good idea for all parents, and for anyone who provides child care, to take a certifies course in infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).  You can contact your local American Red Cross or American Heart Association chapter to sign … Continue reading

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Book: Put Me in the Zoo

  Spot, a polka-dot leopard who can change colors and even juggle his own spots, tries to convince two children that he is special enough to be exhibited in the zoo.          ~Goodreads

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3 Secrets to Porn-Immune Kids

How do you immunize kids against porn? How do you porn-proof them so your kids stay safe online?  It’s no different than the many other dangers you train your kids to deal with–first you warn them, but then you’ve got to … Continue reading

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Tissue Paper Flowers

We love the idea of continuing our Earth Day activities into this weeks playgroup.  Making these tissue paper flowers was so much fun for the kiddos.  You can find detailed instructions for them here. We also treated our kids to … Continue reading

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